Posted by admin in UncategorizedDec 29th, 2016 | No Comments
As we all know too well, California is in a massive drought. Luckily, we have been fortunate to have a few days of rain recently this year. So, it would be unfortunate for us to waste these opportune times to collect rainwater. Conservation is two-fold. One, it is important for us to use water wisely and limit use when possible. Two, it is critical for us to have the ability to collect and save water that might otherwise be lost and or wasted. Also, rainwater is an economical, safe and sustainable source of quality water when it is captured and stored in the correct manner. There are 3 steps in...
Posted by admin in Water TanksNov 22nd, 2016 | No Comments
How important is the color of your Water Tank?
When purchasing a Water Tank, there are many considerations to follow such as the need, the girth, the footprint, the material and longevity. One thing that many people might overlook and not consider as much as they should is the color.
The first choice when people buy a Water Tank is usually what material should they choose a steel tank or a poly plastic tank?
Many people choose corrugated galvanized steel tanks because they are aesthetically appealing. Most steel tanks are very durable. Steel tanks are more impervious to the effects of the sun,...
Posted by admin in Potable Water TanksOct 11th, 2016 | No Comments
Many diseases are connected to the lack of clean drinking water. It is a matter of public and personal health to make sure our water is safe to consume. Water fit for ingestion is referred to as “potable.” In order to store potable water, you must take many precautions.
Here are the requirements for water to be considered potable:
Low bacteria levels and the virtual absence of pathogens. The water must be purified of microorganisms that can cause infection or disease
Low levels of disinfectants, such as chlorine, that help monitor the dangerous levels of microorganisms
Appropriate levels of...
Posted by admin in UncategorizedSep 12th, 2016 | No Comments
One of the most common types of Water Tanks people are shopping for are used for liquid transport. More than likely, if you drive a car, you have seen these types of tanks driving alongside you. The best material for these tanks would be Poly Water Tanks because of their durability and cost efficiency. Poly Water Tanks are very easy to maneuver, when they are empty, they are very lightweight and can be easily moved by hand.
Most Portable Poly Tanks are designed to carry a wide range of chemicals and fertilizers; they are also suited to carry potable and non-potable water. Many of these tanks are...
Posted by admin in UncategorizedAug 12th, 2016 | No Comments
What are Field Erected Steel Tanks? We are glad that you asked. They are specialized steel above ground storage tanks that are essential to life in many are as of the world.
There are no standardized Field Erected Steel Tanks. They are not Shop-Built tanks. They are named for the way they are built. They are far too large to be built or put together inside a shop and then transported to the site unlike shop fabricated tanks that range in sizes of 1,000 to 30,000 gallons. Field erected tanks can start out at 550 gallons and range all the way up to several million gallons. Due to the large nature...
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Posted by admin in UncategorizedMay 13th, 2016 | No Comments
Let’s face it; no one wants to talk about septic tank issues. But when it comes to installing a septic tank or system you are in good hands with us. Using a polyethylene plastic tank for your sewage system has many advantages over a concrete or a steel tank. Here are some advantages to list a few:
Non-Corrosive for long life
Lightweight for ease of installation
Easily repaired in the unlikely event of damage
Lower overall cost
Plastic tanks are an excellent choice to help meet your Septic or Water System requirements. All tanks should be installed and maintained using a specific set of instructions...
Posted by admin in Loomis News & Info, SpecialsApr 15th, 2016 | No Comments
It’s that time of the year again! We don’t just mean its spring; it’s time for our Annual Spring Sale. Get 15% off above ground Poly Water Tanks. You can save up to $1,350 on Tanks for Water, Rain Harvesting & Transportation. Sizes range from 55 gal. to 10,00 gal.
It’s the perfect time of year to start thinking about the future and what you need to have to prepare yourself for anything and everything! You can thank us
The savings don’t stop there. You can also get 15% OFF and save up to $280 on Below Ground Poly Septic Tanks & Cisterns (also known as Water Tanks) Sizes range...
Posted by admin in General Info, Loomis News & InfoMar 28th, 2016 | No Comments
Thank you to everyone who came out to the 2016 Preparedness Expo at The Alex Madonna Expo Center. We had a wonderful time, talking to all the wonderful people who stopped by our booth that was manned by the owner of Loomis Tanks, Dan Loomis and the sales & media expert Sean Meister. We would also like to thank Bob Walker from KVEC who also spent some extra time in our booth.
We had a full house of approximately 2,500 people and even Lois Capps was in attendance. We had over 100 people stop by our booth where we discussed various topics. The topics that we talked about included Emergency...
Posted by admin in Loomis News & InfoFeb 26th, 2016 | No Comments
We are still struggling through the worst drought since at least 1895. We must think to the future & what we are able to do to help with not only the current drought but events like this in years to come. As we are currently on the brink of El Nino, we have to ask if we prepared ourselves better for the El Nino of 1997, would we have been better off today? With that being said, there are many questions we could ask ourselves but the better question is why don’t we do something about it? Or better yet what can I do about this? There are many ways to help give back to the earth, but the major...
Posted by admin in General InfoNov 15th, 2012 | No Comments
Just a friendly reminder to our customers that you can purchase water tanks and septic tanks at our safe, secure online shopping site. Check it out when you get a chance at shop.loomistank.com.